Urgent help needed please help

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    I purchased two fire gobies from a pet shop two weeks back and havent seen them in my tank since i put them in. The problem since this is ive been loosing fish daily now dory has puffy eyes and white spot. I did a water change on sunday. Please help as this is my passion and its soooo expensive to replace fish. thanks
     
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    hi

    sorry to hear... they can hide under rocks, and in very small spaces, have you looked to see if they have jumped? they are jumpers...

    if you are loosing fish, i need to ask what is your NH4 readings? the other cause could be predatory crabs etc
     
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    Im busy doing water prams now. We redid the scape over a month ago and they were perfect only change was the two fish. They havent jumped either. Ill let you know the prams now now
     
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    Alk 9.8dkh
    Po4 0
    Ca 450 ppm
    ph 8.4
    No2 0.05
    Mg 1200ppm
    NH3/NH4 0.1
    NO3 20

    These are done on redsea kits
     
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    Did the quarantine the new fish?
    How was the regal tang looking before introducing the fire fish? Perhaps post a pic of the regal so we can try and diagnose it's illness
     
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    No i never as they told me they had been there for a while and had been treated. She waz perfect ive had her for three years now. I cant as she is hiding. To be honest I'm in doubt she'll make the night. Sad day
     
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    Your nh4 and no2 should be 0, something is not right. What filtration you have?
     
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    In my sump i have a dsb and live rock chamber and skimmer. Its been like this for 3 years only now im picking up fish dying like my coral beauty was perfect last nyt when i got home dead on the powerhead
     
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    But You shouldn't have any ammonia or nitrite, they indicate a biological issue which could be causing stress thus making fish susceptable to diesease and parasites
     
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    Corals are looking amazing even the gorgoniums which are new.
     
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    Ive got amonia stones that are prob old not sure. The wife indicated that those two were inbetween o and the 2
     
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    What ill do is tomorrow ill take a water sample to the store and get it tested by them
     
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    I have to do something as the wife said any more die then no more buying fish and i must get rid of the tank. So for me its either the tank stays or she goes. Lol
     
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    What should i do or buy.
     
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    Buy a subscription to "Boer sock 'n vrou" ;)
    The nitrite may be spiking due to all the dead fish recently. If your tank is that old, I am sure it will drop.
     

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